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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Stacking the Shelves [18]



Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews where we get to gab on about the books we've won, bought, or otherwise received in the past week. This is another mostly digital list, but I did cave and buy a few physical ones too this week... Oops!

Netgalley:


Vintage Attraction by Charles Blackstone
Lash by L.G. Castillo
Streaks of Blue: How the Angels of Newtown Inspired One Girl to Save Her School by Jack Chaucer
Hunted: An Erotic Retelling of Beauty and the Beast by Cerys du Lys
Crimson Night by Marie Hall
Calculated Exposure by Holley Trent
Behind Barres by Miriam Wenger-Landis, Amanda Brice, Leslie DuBois





Won [ebooks]:


My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century by Rachel Harris
A Tale of Two Centuries by Rachel Harris
Taste the Heat by Rachel Harris
Thanks, Ticket to Anywhere blog!



Bought [Library Sale]:


Goddess Boot Camp by Tera Lynn Childs
Troy High by Shana Norris



What about you?

142 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh, so many books! I'm jealous, some of the covers are gorgeous! I really hope the stories deliver, I can't wait to read your reviews!

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  2. Nice books I hope you'll like them all. Happy reading!

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  3. I've heard good things about My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century! Same goes for Tera Lynn Childs and her books.

    Hope you enjoy!

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    1. Thank you. I've only read one of Childs' books but I really enjoyed it.

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  4. Those Harris books look so cute. They've been on my list. Hope you enjoy all your books. Thanks for visiting!

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    1. I've seen them floating around for awhile, I'm glad I finally got them. Happy reading.

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  5. Wow...That should keep you busy for a while. I haven't read any of these books, but a few of the covers definitely catch my attention. I will have to read the descriptions on Goodreads.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!!

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  6. The Rachel Harris books look great! I'm an old GFC follower.
    Check out my STS

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    1. I think so too. I hope they're as good as they look!

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  7. Oooo, Lash has a cool cover! And all the Rachel Harris books! MSSSC and ATOTC are so awesome! If you haven't already read them, I guarantee you will love them :)

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

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    1. I haven't read them yet but I'm hoping I love 'em! And I have to agree, I adore Lash's cover.

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  8. Omg I read My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century and LOVED it so I hope you love all of her books! <33 the cover of Behind Barres is INSANE who knew someone could be that flexible?

    Happy reading!

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    1. Baha, right? I wish I could do that. And I have't read Harris' books yet but I've heard so much praise, I had to check them out.

      Thanks for dropping by <3

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  9. Great haul! I know you will enjoy your awesome reads!

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  10. I love the cover for Vintage Attraction. It's just gorgeous. I've heard great things about My Super Sweet. Great haul! I hope you love all your new additions!

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    1. I'm a sucker for anything Greek, so when I saw Vintage Attraction, I had to snatch it up.

      Thanks for the visit!

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  11. Oh My Gosh, What a great haul! I almost requested Crimson Night from netgalley an never did. I hope you enjoy it. an I love library sales, you always fin the greatest books there. I really want to read the Oh.My.Gods series by Tera Lynn Childs.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog an I hope you enjoy all your books!!!!!!!

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    1. My school's library has an "Honest Abe" shelf, where they trust you to donate a small fee and in exchange you can take books. I always find so many titles!

      Thanks for returning the visit.

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  12. Thanks for stopping by my STS! Nice haul! Lash sounds really good! I was thinking of requesting Streaks of Blue but it sounded like it might be too emotional for me to handle.

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    1. Oh, I have no doubt that it's going to make me cry and possibly crush my soul. I just hope it's worth it, ha ha.

      Thanks for dropping in.

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  13. The Super Sweet Sixteenth and Tale of Two Centuries both look really cute. Wow I love the cover for Streaks of Blue. Great haul!

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    1. Me too. The cover is what drew me in at first.

      Thanks for stopping by :)

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  14. Ooh, I haven't heard of these, but I hope you like them!

    Thanks for visiting my haul.

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  15. The two books by Rachel Harris look good and I love Tera Lynn Childs (Goddess Book Camp). I'll have to check those out. Thanks for coming by my STS!

    Tressa @ Tressa's Wishful Endings

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    1. Thanks for the returning visit. I haven't read much of Childs' work, but I see her name everywhere!

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  16. Oh, congrats on the awesome winnings!! Hope you enjoy! :)

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  17. A Tale of Two Centuries is intriguing! Nice haul. Happy reading! :)

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  18. My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century looks pretty good. Happy reading and thanks for stopping by! :)

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  19. Hope you like Lash more than I did, wasn't my cup of tea. Great haul!

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    1. Aw, that's disappointing. I'll be sure to let you know how I liked it :)

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  20. I've heard great things about all of Rachel Harris's book and really want to read them! Love library sales! Happy reading and thanks for stopping by!

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    1. Same here. I haven't read any of her books yet but I've heard so much hype! Thanks for the return visit <3

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  21. Looks like it was a great book week! I've been wanting to read My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century. Hope you like your books.

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    1. It was, definitely. Thanks for stopping by!

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  22. you have some spicy, steamy looking books this week! awesome!! and goddess booth camp sounds like a fun read. happy reading jillyn!

    hope you can stop by my StS.

    -michelle @ Michelle & Leslie's Book Picks

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    1. For $.50, I figured I couldn't go wrong with Goddess Boot Camp, haha. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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  23. So many lovely new books, I particularly like the looks of Troy High and Streaks of Blue. Hope you enjoy and thanks for stopping by :)

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    1. Troy High is a hard cover and it made it impossible for me to resist it lol. Streaks of Blue has a gorgeous cover but it's going to be so emotional. I need to brace myself for it.

      Thanks for the drop by!

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  24. Oooh, Rachel Harris books sound great! I love the covers :D I thought Goddess Boot Camp was great, though the first one was slightly better! Tera Lynn Childs is one of my fave authors I hope you'll enjoy it too! ^^

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    1. Oh good, someone who's read it! I'm glad you liked it, I hope I do too. Thanks for visiting!

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  25. I read Crimson Night this week and I liked it. Great cover as well. Enjoy!

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    1. I'm glad you liked it, I love Marie Hall.

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  26. You have a lot of sizzling titles here, Jillyn. I haven't heard about any of these books though. I hope that you enjoy reading them. :D

    Thanks for stopping by my STS!


    Thoughts and Pens STS

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    1. If you enjoy sizzle and get time to check them out, I adore Marie Hall's books.

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  27. Great haul. Happy reading :)

    http://www.itchingforbooks.com/2013/09/stacking-shelves-53.html

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  28. Thanks for stopping by - best of luck with your new additions.

    Here's my STS

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  29. Amazing haul :-) You've got some great choices this week.

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    1. I have to agree. Thanks for coming to my STS :)

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  30. Great Haul! What would we do without netgalley? Thank you for stopping by my list this week. :-)

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    1. I honestly don't remember what I did without it, haha.

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  31. Streaks of Blue looks good, hope you enjoy

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  32. Great haul! I haven't seen any of these before but Goddess Boot Camp looks really intriguing :)

    Thanks for stopping by!

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    1. I've heard good and bad things, so hopefully I like it. Thanks for returning the visit!

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  33. Most of these books are new to me but I've heard good things about Rachel Harris! Happy Reading!

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  34. I love Rachel Harris, her books are so entertaining! I hope you enjoy them as well. Great haul! Thanks for stopping by :)

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    1. I've heard only good things, I can't wait to get started.

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  35. I have been eying those NG reads too but I requested too many already. :X I need to stop myself for a while.
    Happy reading! :)

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    1. I know that feeling all too well, haha. Thanks for visiting!

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  36. I love the Sweet Sixteenth Century series. Happy reading!

    Jess @ Jess Time To Read

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    1. I can't wait to read it, I've heard so many good things.

      Thanks for visiting my STS!

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  37. Congrats on your wins! I've had My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century on my TBR list for a while; I hope you enjoy it, and your other new books, too! Thanks for stopping by!

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    1. Thanks you! Thanks for returning the visit :)

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  38. Great haul. I want My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century.

    Have a great week. Thanks for stopping by mine.

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  39. Awesome haul!!! I am seriously jealous... have a great week, thanks for stopping by my blog :))

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    1. Why thank you, haha. Have a good week yourself :)

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  40. Such a great haul! I have all those Rachel Harris books, but have yet to find time to settle in with them.

    Enjoy all your new pretties & thanks for stopping by The Book Hookup's STS!

    ♥ Christina

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping by. I'd love to know what you think of them when you read them :)

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  41. Rachel Harris!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So, so good! I haven't read My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century yet, but A Tale of Two Centuries was AMAZING and so was Taste the Heat!!!

    ENJOY!!!!! :)

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    1. Oh, I hope I love them as much as you did!

      Thanks for dropping by and enjoy your week!

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  42. A Tale of Two Centuries looks interesting!

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  43. Great book covers...hope these books are as good as they look! Enjoy! Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  44. Great haul!! And you won so many books (so jealous)!! Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Kathy
    http://mynookbooksnmore.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks for returning the visit. Have a great week!

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  45. Awesome haul!

    So many great looking books. I hope you enjoy them!

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    1. Why thank you, and for stopping by too :)

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  46. Ohh, you got a bunch of Rachel Harris books! I enjoyed A Tale of Two Centuries; it was such a fun read.
    Happy reading & thanks for stopping by my STS! (:

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      Thanks for the visit :)

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  47. My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century sounds like a lot of fun! Hope you enjoy it. :) Have a great week.

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  48. Ooh, you got so many good-looking books! You know, I've had a copy of My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century for forever and have never read it, though I've heard lots of good things! I'm going to have to change that. :) Happy reading!

    Rachel @ Paper Cuts

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  49. Nice haul! I need to try Tera Lynn Childs' books. Happy Reading!

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    1. You and I both, haha. Have a great week!

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  50. Great haul, love the cute travel books. The cover of Vintage Attraction is so pretty! Hope you enjoy all your books!

    Book Munchies' Sunday Post & STS (:

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    1. I have to agree, I'm a sucker for books featuring Greece!

      Thanks for the visit!

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  51. That's great that you won Rachel Harris's books! She's such a nice author. I really liked My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century.

    Thank you for stopping by my STS. :)

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    1. I haven't read her books, but I know she's a sweetheart. We've tweeted a couple times. I hope I like her books extra because I like her.

      Thanks for the visit!

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  52. Awesome haul!! Hope you enjoy them all. They will be keeping you super busy!!

    Thanx for visiting My Weekly Wrap-Up!
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

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    1. Oh yes, heaven forbid I focus on school work haha. I need the distractions!

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  53. I picked up "Calculated Exposure" too! Thanks for stopping by!

    Tsuki’s STS

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    1. I hope you enjoyed it more than I did. I thought it was okay.

      Thanks for dropping by!

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  54. Those all look like a lot of fun! Thanks so much for the visit!

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    1. I hope so! Thanks for returning it <3

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  55. Ooo, great haul! I love that cover for Vintage Attraction. So pretty.

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    1. Isn't it just? Thanks for the visit!

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  56. What a fabulous haul!! I have the Rachel Harris books on my TBR. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    Maria @ Reading the Alphabet

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  57. Oh yay you got Rachel Harris's books! MSSSC & ATOTC are both excellent! Hope you enjoy them too :)

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    1. So many people have good things to say, I'm hopeful! Thanks for stopping by!

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  58. Great books this week, Jillyn! I love the title for MY SUPER SWEET 16TH CENTURY! That sounds like it's going to be a fun read. Enjoy your new books!

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  59. Wow, so many! xD I haven't read Rachel Harris's books and it was on my tbr for longest time. I might read it soon once I have a copy.

    Thanks for dropping by my blog. Truly appreciate it. :D


    Mitchii — The Aeropapers

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    1. I've had the on my list for ages, so glad I finally have copies to read!

      Thanks so much for returning the visit <3

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  60. Great haul! And score for the book wins! The only one on your stack I've read is Goddess Boot Camp and it was cute. Enjoy!

    Thanks for stopping by Book Sojourner!

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    1. Glad to hear it was cute, I've been hearing mixed reviews. Thanks for dropping by!

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  61. Streaks of Blue sounds really interesting, though looks like one you're either going to love or really hate.

    Thanks for stopping by mine, already following you on GFC. :)

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

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    1. That's the sense I'm getting about it too. Let's hope for the best!

      Thanks for the visit!

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  62. There's one book up there, they all look amazing and wonderful, that caught my eye. I need to go search for it. It was "Streaks of Blue" by Jack Chaucer.

    But amazing haul.

    Newish follower.

    My Stacking the Shelves

    Rebecca @ Vicariously!

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    1. I got it on Netgalley. I need to emotionally prepare for it!

      Thanks so much for stopping by.

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  63. You know I got Streaks of Blue as well. I really don't know how I am going to emotionally prepare for that one. It's going to be a heavy read.You got a great haul!

    Thanks for stopping by my STS.

    Alexia @ Adventures in Reading

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    1. You and me both. I marked it so that I'm reading it over the weekend, so I'm not mopey in my classes! I'd love to hear what you think of it when you're done :)

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  64. I'm so looking forward to a Tale of Two Centuries! It's on my list. Great picks!

    Shannon @ Readergirl Reviews a Teen Book

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  65. Wow, you got some amazing titles off Netgalley this week! Great haul, and thanks for stopping by my Stacking the Shelves this week!

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  66. I love the cover for Lash! Happy reading :)

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  67. I haven't heard of any of the books from Netgalley or the ones you bought from the library but I hope you enjoy. So jealous of the Rachel Harris books you won! I am dying to get my hands on those eventually.

    Thank you for stopping by. I really hope you enjoy your haul and Happy Reading!

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  68. Taste the Heat was really cute. Enjoy your books!

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  69. Rachel Harris is amazing!!! I hope you love her books as much as I did! I read MSSSC & ATOTC back to back within 3 days & Taste the Heat in one day. Those books get you so engrossed. I know my stomach was actually in knots at some parts in Taste the Heat bc of how much her books will pull you in!!

    Crystal @ Crystal in Bookland
    http://crystalinbookland.blogspot.com

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